Event Detail


Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Municipality West Leesport Borough Ordinance 151 yes*


Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1950–1952 Mar 28, 1950 Ordinance - Date Filed with Court


Affected Government

From Municipality From County From State To Municipality To County To State
Bern, Township of (Berks)
Berks County
West Leesport, Borough of (defunct)
Berks County

Current Government

Sub-Municipality Municipality County State
Leesport, Borough of Berks County PA

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View West Leesport Borough Ordinance 151 shape ordinance point in the middle of the public road leading from West Leesport to Farview, said point being in the extension of the southerly boundary line of the Borough of West Leesport


Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Berks County, Pennsylvania Miscellaneous 1074 1950 direct


Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of May 4, 1927 (Pa. Laws 519, No. 336), §§ 425–427 indirect
View Act of May 18, 1933 (Pa. Laws 818, No. 136), § 1 [425] indirect
View Act of July 2, 1937 (Pa. Laws 2803, No. 588), §§ 10 [3rd] [425]–10 [3rd] [427] indirect
View Act of July 10, 1947 (Pa. Laws 1621, No. 568), §§ 5 [425]–5 [427] indirect

Government Action

Detail Government Action Date Approved Effective Location
West Leesport, Borough of (defunct) Ordinance 151: Annexing to the Borough of West Leesport a section of Bern Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to and immediately south of the Borough of West Leesport and being herein more fully bounded and described Mar 13, 1950 Mar 13, 1950 p. 1–2


Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View 1950-1960.Cns.Minor.Civ.Div.Corr. Bernheiser, John A. (Secretary) Jun 24, 1958
View 1950-1960.Cns.Minor.Civ.Div.Corr. Spotts, Walter E. (Engineer) Feb 8, 1960
View 1960.Cns.Rep. Footnote 6 40-31
View Pa.Dep't.Educ.Ax.F. (St.Arc. 22.120) (1940-66) Bern Township School District, West Leesport Borough, Berks County, 1952 (1 folder)